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Barbican Kitchen

60 Southside Street | Plymouth Gin Distillery, Plymouth PL1 2LQ, England
+44 1752 604448
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“calves liver” (10 reviews)
“chateaubriand” (17 reviews)
“steak” (70 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 21:30All hours
European, British, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
60 Southside Street | Plymouth Gin Distillery, Plymouth PL1 2LQ, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Whenever We visit Plymouth a visit to the Barbican Kitchen is a must. Food presentation, service and value for money cannot be faulted.

Thank LesleyWestwood
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nicely located restaurant. Excellent value food with local produce where possible. Quality great, service brilliant. Never disappoints.

Thank Spiers1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch at the Barbican kitchen after a gin tour and how fantastic it was. We both had the 3 course set menu and could not fault any of the dishes at a really great price. Good choice of wine and beers with impeccable...More

Thank Dan P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for lunch and it was excellent ! We had 4 of the small plates between us and everyone was bursting with flavour finishing off with a delicious chocolate desert 😜the service was also excellent and the surroundings bright and airy . Can't wait...More

Thank joan2101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A really lovely meal, with a menu with something for everyone. The chef was able to adapt many of the menu choices to gluten free, so one of our party didnt feel left out. Very quite for a Friday night, but this meant that the...More

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, but very slow service, which meant we couldn't order from the set menu. Also lots of items unavailable.

Thank Adrian M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a visitor so went for a lovely cocktail in the refectory followed by dinner in the restaurant. Very professional service, delicious chicken liver parfait followed by a whole lemon sole cooked to perfection, then strawberry parfait and sorbet. Left feeling full and fat...More

2  Thank Julie1808
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here many times and whilst nothing wrong with the food the sum of its part was underwhelming when compared to previous high standard. Lemon sole cooked and deboned perfectly, sauce vierge nice but can make better too much mash would have been better...More

Thank JQ62
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent early evening set meal including fish of the day beautifully cooked and presented. The restaurant was busy but the staff were friendly and efficient.

Thank pbhPlymouth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've eaten here several times before and on our overnight stay in Plymouth it was our first choice for a night out. We enjoyed a cocktail in the Gin Factory bar first and then had a fabulous meal in the Barbican Kitchen. It's a great...More

Thank MJG2029
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10 September 2015|
Response from Jannerbloke | Reviewed this property |
Cars or taxis can drop off at the wagon entrance at the front but I am not sure if there is a lift to this restaurant which is on the first floor.
8 September 2015|
Response from Jannerbloke | Reviewed this property |
They do have WiFi but it's not straightforward. Unless you access via Facebook or other social media, they insist that you give personal detail and your own email address etc so that you can then be deluged with promotional... More
25 August 2015|
Response from Jannerbloke | Reviewed this property |
Do you have high chairs? Do you allow discrete breast feeding?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 60
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Southside Street | Plymouth Gin Distillery, Plymouth PL1 2LQ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 604448
  • E-mail
Housed in the world famous Plymouth Gin Distillery, the Barbican Kitchen was established in 2006 by the Tanner Brothers, Chris and James. Our aim is to deliver fresh local food at a realistic price. The Barbican Kitchen takes full advantage of the superb larder available to us here in the Westcountry.
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